☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 1

< > Effective - 28 Aug 1957    bottom

  1.040.  Computation of time. — The time within which an act is to be done shall be computed by excluding the first day and including the last.  If the last day is Sunday it shall be excluded.


(RSMo 1939 § 655, A. 1949 S.B. 1001, A.L. 1957 p. 587)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 655; 1919 § 7058; 1909 § 8057


Civil code of procedure for cases at law, periods of time prescribed by the code, 506.060

(1956) Where ninetieth day for filing mechanic's lien occurred on Decoration Day, May 30, which was Sunday, the time for filing under § 506.060 was extended until Tuesday, June 1, because Monday became the holiday under § 9.010.  Herman v. Dixon (A.), 285 S.W.2d 716.

(1974) Computation of time clarified. Bowling v. Webb Gas Co., Inc. of Lebanon (Mo.), 505 S.W.2d 39.

(1974) Option given on January 21 and providing for seventy-five days to act and further providing that notification by mail deposited on or before expiration date would be sufficient was complied with by notice mailed April 5. Gottlieb v. LaBrunerie (A.), 514 S.W.2d 27.

(1986) This section is applicable to statutes only, not to city charter provisions. Friends of City Market v. Old Town Redevelopment, 714 S.W.2d 569 (Mo.App.).

---- end of effective  28 Aug 1957 ----

use this link to bookmark section  1.040

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House